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Ask a Travel Nurse: What are the qualifications for Travel Nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What are the qualifications for Travel Nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I want to try Travel Nursing because I am young, want to explore the U.S., and make higher wages, so I am considering going to nursing school next year at a community college and getting my RN. I currently have a Bachelors of Science in Medical Laboratory Science and am [...]

Save the Date: Travel Nurses Day 2014

Save the Date: Travel Nurses Day 2014

Travel Nurses are so special, so hard-working, so amazing that of course they deserve to have their very own day of celebration … and this year’s will be here before we know it. Friday, October 10, 2014 will be the second annual Travel Nurses Day. A day for Travel Nurses to feel celebrated and for [...]

How “Not” to Travel Nursing Videos

How “Not” to Travel Nursing Videos

If you’re just starting out as a Travel Nurse, there are a lot of ins and outs that you should learn to help you better succeed in the Travel Nursing industry. Travel Nursing is an amazing opportunity, but there are many variables and can be potential speed bumps if one is not properly prepared. But [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Do I have to buy new scrubs for each Travel Nursing assignment?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Do I have to buy new scrubs for each Travel Nursing assignment?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: Came across your site today and find it to be a most excellent resource. I am researching Travel Nursing options so I can begin my next career phase. The hospital I work for requires RNs to wear navy blue scrubs. Does a Traveler have to buy new scrubs with each [...]

Are You Addicted to Travel?

Are You Addicted to Travel?

Happy Friday, Travel Nurses! I came across a BuzzFeed listicle (one of the site’s popular list-based articles) this week that made me think of you. “24 Signs You Are Completely Addicted To Travel” had several points that match the attitudes of most Travel Nurses, such as: #7 — You can’t imagine staying in the same [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Do I need recent hospital experience for Travel Nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Do I need recent hospital experience for Travel Nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I have several years of RN experience locally and in Travel Nursing, but I have not worked in five years. What do you suggest I do to get back into Travel Nursing? Is there a travel company who would offer me about six months to reorient and brush up on [...]

Travel Nurses and Patient Care

Travel Nurses and Patient Care

Travel Nurses exist not just so you can build an awesome career and have great adventures throughout the country (although these sure are amazing perks!). Travel Nursing helps facilities provide better patient care and obtain better patient results, all the while taking some of the burden off of their perm nurses. But even with the [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I switch specialties while Travel Nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Can I switch specialties while Travel Nursing?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I have been an ICU nurse at a small hospital for almost four years now and I’m very interested in Travel Nursing. If I were to travel, would I only be able to take ICU positions? Or could I possibly get OR, PACU, or Cath lab job with no previous [...]

Insta Travel Instagram Contest for Travel Nurses

Insta Travel Instagram Contest for Travel Nurses

Trivia Question: Who are three great photographers? Answer: Ansel Adams, Annie Leibowitz, and … YOU! Many Travel Nurses are major shutterbugs. And who can blame them? With all that time spent in new, exciting locations you are bound to see all kinds of picture-worthy sights. A new contest hosted by pet friendly Travel Nurse agency, [...]

Katie Couric Celebrates Nurses

Katie Couric Celebrates Nurses

Whatever time zone you’re currently in, you should definitely tune in to today’s “Katie” on ABC, as host Katie Couric celebrates nurses, with a show themed “Celebrating Nurses.” “Katie” is a topical daytime talk show hosted by award-winning journalist and television personality Katie Couric. According to the show’s website, on July 16th, “Katie salutes nurses [...]